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BBC Business News

  • Alibaba shares surge on NY debut
    Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:31:24 GMT
    Alibaba's shares closed significantly above their initial price on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, a sign of the excitement surrounding the Chinese internet giant.
  • South Sudan dismays investors
    Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:30:41 GMT
    South Sudan's decision to order foreign workers to leave, reversed a day later, has rattled investors and neighbours.
  • Vodafone saves Phones 4U store jobs
    Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:34:20 GMT
    Restructuring at the Phones 4U head office is resulting in 628 redundancies, but 887 jobs in stores will be preserved.

BBC News

  • Blast hits Hezbollah checkpoint
    Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:40:32 GMT
    A suicide blast has targeted a checkpoint manned by the Shia Hezbollah group in eastern Lebanon, killing three people, state media says.
  • Kicking keepers dressing as Santa
    Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:27:56 GMT
    Ten years after his death, BBC Sport readers provide their favourite memories of meeting legendary manager Brian Clough.
  • Yemen agrees truce with Houthis - UN
    Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:00:04 GMT
    Yemen's government agrees a truce with Shia Houthi fighters, a UN envoy says, after a week of deadly clashes in the capital Sanaa.
  • 66,000 Syrians 'flee to Turkey'
    Sat, 20 Sep 2014 20:52:07 GMT
    Turkey says at least 66,000 Syrians have crossed the border in 24 hours, as hundreds of Kurds head the other way to fight Islamic State militants.
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